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Oct 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
so. >> when i first got here, it was always about the federal government and contractors made this place recession proof until we heard the word sequestration. and that's going to take a big hit on this area. what's the latest? >> well, this is a ticking time bomb. we had this massive federal budget package, spending cuts possibly looming. if they trigger because congress hasn't done something, we could lose a lot of jobs in the washington area. washington defense contractors, they would be considered ground zero here. the latest is the white house is again asking defense contractors to stop warning their workers about potential layoffs, so much so now the office of management and budget says the government will cover the legal costs for any contractors that might face lawsuits if they lay off workers without giving them a warning. basically the administration is asking the companies to ignore their liability, the workers potential liability with investors who invest in these companies, they say it's too speck live. republicans say it's playing politics in battleground states
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
the state voter i.d. law tuesday. it requires people show a government issued photo identification in order to vote. >>> a great year for the nats. two runs last night. adam la roche hit his 33rd home run of the year. nats topped the phillies 4-2. with a win today d.c. can secure the best record in baseball. >>> our time is 6:54. and time now to get the answer to our question of the morning. in the last year, four out of ten american adults say they've gone a week without using which of these things, is it a, a vehicle, b, cash, or c, the tv if. >> the answer is b, cash. that's what we thought. >> absolutely. and all of our viewers who checked in, most of them thought it was. we have one more check of traffic and weather right here next on 9news now. don't go away. >>> one more thing before we go. it's not really bring your pet to work today but andrea decided to do it and we're thrilled. >> he's so cute. >> critters for the cure calendar, jc hayward and her two doggies are on the cover of the calendar as a breast cancer survivor. anita brikman and i are also on the calendar. she's septembe
Oct 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
: mitt romney now says he was wrong when he said 47% of americans feel entitled to government handouts and don't take responsibility for their lives. he previously called his comment inelegant but defended it. however, last night, romney told fox news -- >> reporter: romney's solid debate performance gave him a new spark on the campaign trail. before an estimated 10,000 people in virginia, he kept up his attacks on the president. >> what you didn't hear last night from the president is why it is the next four years are going to possibly be better than the last four years. >> reporter: the obama campaign admits it needs a change in strategy for the next two debates. president obama held back from attacking romney during the debate but that changed when he returned to the campaign trail. >> i almost got to watch out. >> reporter: the president attacked romney's plan to cut subsidies to pbs and he said romney's positions were so different from what he said in the past he didn't even recognize who he was debating. >> whoever it was on stage last night doesn't want to be held accountable fo
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
. >> governor romney said he would work to stabilize the new governments in libya and egypt and help armed syrian rebels trying to overthrow the assad regime. voters favor president obama when it comes to foreign policy. >> we'll sustain the strongest military the world has ever known. >> neither of the presidential candidates nor their running mates served in the military. this is the first election where that's happened in 80 years. >>> 6:36 now. republican george allen and democrat tim kaine squared off in a debate last night. both men hoping to become virginia's next junior senator. throughout the debate, they each took shots at the other's past performance as governor. when it came to washington, they agreed on one thing. each believe they can fix what's wrong with congress. >> frankly we have a ball and chain and that's congress. congress is holds us back. what we need to do is change congress, especially in two ways. we need people who are more fiscally responsible and we need more people who know frankly the basics about how to work together. >> if i have the honor of being your se
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